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Corona, CA 92882
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Note : Audio pauses throughout part 1; part 2 is not Pearl Harbor content.  Description : Radio news broadcasts about the attack on Pearl Harbor. Call Number : C-081 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of education and...
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Description : An interview with Lawrence Thome. The recording begins with an introduction by Stanley Reynolds.  Mr. Thome discusses his work with Corona High School as Director of Physical Education and the various students he coached during his time there. He also talks about being elected to city council and becoming mayor. During his tenure as mayor Corona, experienced a great deal of growth, the Building Department  issued a million dollars in building permits, the city acquired the...
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by Gould, Janet Williams
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Note : Occasional breaks in program. High frequency distortion from 00:14:47 to end. Different content from 00:17:55 to end.  Description : The recording begins in the middle of Mrs. Gould's talk to local students on the local Indians and their customs with brief references to the early Spanish and American settlers Call Number : C-01 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by...
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Note : Tape 1 High Amount of Hiss on Tape; High Background Noise on Tape; Tape 2 Side B is Blank; High Amount of Hiss on Tape; High Background Noise on Tape; Tape 1 on both sides ends mid-conversation Description : George Stanley discusses his life and employment in the Exchange Lemon Products Co. Mr. Stanley came to Corona in 1925 to manage his father's lemon grove. He talks about early Corona businesses and the manufacture of pectin, lemon oil, citric acid at the local plant. Mr. Stanley...
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Description : Morris Hemphill talks about his life and business establishment in Corona. Mr. Hemphill was born in St. Louis, Missouri and came to California in 1934.  He moved to Corona from the San Fernando Valley in 1946.  He discusses his local employment, home furnishing store and various buildings. Call Number : C-037; , C-038 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by...
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Description : Early Corona residents and their jobs or occupations. Call Number : C-137 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of education and research. Transmission or reproduction of works protected by copyright beyond that...
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Note : Hissing noise throughout Part 1 and 2; Part 2 ends abruptly; Dolores Salgado can barely be heard.  Description : Mr. Salgado talks about growing up on Call Ranch, housing, and the influence of World War II on the Mexican-American community. Call Number : C-095 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and...
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by Newcombe, Charles
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Note : Newcombe program ends at 00:18:14, followed by a reading.  Description : Mr. Newcombe answers questions from school children about Southern California tar pits, bears, eagles, and the role of Indian Medicine Men. Mr. Newcombe was born on an Indian reservation. Call Number : C-0009 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor...
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Note : Audio is low; audio ends abruptly  Description : Gilbert Moore, Robert Smith, and Ed Rodriguez discuss the Orange Heights Fruit Association of Corona. Three Orange Fruit Association officers reminisce about the early days of the company which was founded in Corona on September 28, 1905. The three officers offer detailed information about packing house work. Call Number : C-042 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In...
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Note : Recorded at a low level, with high amount of hiss and background noise on the original tape.  Description : Ms. Ortiz and Ms. Santana discuss their family's arrival in California, attending Washington School, and working in the packinghouses. Call Number : C-091 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and...
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Note : Tape on both sides has multiple distorted noise, that lasts about a second; Part 1 00:17:17 new audio begins, a summary of the first part of the tape. Description : Emma Josephine (Ocie) Taylor Songer was the daughter of Corona founder Robert B. Taylor and Emma Mason Taylor. She talks about South Riverside and early Corona, she was present at the meeting where the city founders decided on the town's street names. Call Number : C-083 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be...
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Note : Audio has a high amount of hiss as well as clicks and pops. Description : The Coronians final performance on September 19, 1941. The orchestra perform three songs: Snake Charmer, Bye Bye Blues, and Dinah. An unidentified person introduces the members of the dance orchestra at the end of the recording: Tommy Barber of the Naval Air Corps on drums, Harvey Mack of the U.S. Forest Service on base fiddle, Jim Harris of the Lemon Exchange on guitar, Milton Wishart on clarinet and saxophone,...
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by Darst, Wilbur
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Description : Recorded in Corona (California), Mr. Darst has a general question and answer session concerning bee keeping, pollination, honey, feeding the young, and diseases. Call Number : C-008 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for...
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Note : 00:32:09 - 00:32:11, 00:38:36- 00:38: 37 audio is distorted. High hiss noise in background. Description : Informal interviews conducted at the Old Timers' Picnic at Victoria Park on June 1, 1986, the city's centennial. Various community members offer greetings and talk about the history of the Corona's park system, urban growth, and the citrus industry. Call Number : C-067 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In...
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by Reynolds, Stanley
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Note : Part 1 has a warp like sound on 00:06:34; Part 2 00:19:39 tape stops and continues at 00:19:52. Description : Founders Day Program part of the centennial celebrations in 1986. Arend (Dutch) Velthoen is MC, a musical performance by Auburdale Junior High School, and Stanley Reynolds briefly interviews four community pioneers on stage at the event. The brief interviews are with Dr. Carol Jameson, Frances Martinez, Dick Newton, and Mary Kroonen Savage. Call Number : C-111 Rights : Copyright...
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Note : Part 1 ends abruptly. Description : Homer Holton discusses his family history and his job at the Exchange Lemon Products. Mr. Holton was born Aug. 3, 1902 in Arlington (Riverside, CA) and attended Pomona College with a major in chemistry.  He worked at the Corona Sunkist plant as chief chemist, and provided background on the development of lemon products. He later talks about Corona in the 1930's and 1940's. Call Number : C-033 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be...
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Description : Interview with Jess Uribe. Interview is primarily conducted in Spanish. Call Number : C-142 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of education and research. Transmission or reproduction of works protected by...
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Description : Mr. Velthoen discusses his childhood in Modesto, CA and his first job with Borden in 1928. He talks about his transfer to the Borden plant in Corona and the citrus products produced at that plant including the powdered lemon drink used in K-rations during World War II. Mr. Velthoen also discusses the Corona Chamber of Commerce, his tenure on the Corona City Council, industrial and urban growth in Corona after World War II. The expansion of the I-15 through Norco and Corona is also...
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Note : Program Recorded at a Very Low Level; High Amount of Hiss on Tape; High Background Noise on Tape; Program cuts off at the end. Description : Mr. Hernandez discusses his crossing of the border in 1918, paying 8 dollars to cross at El Paso, Texas, from Michoacan, Mexico, fleeing from bandits.  Finally coming to Corona in 1920, he discusses his early days in Corona. Call Number : C-012 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17,...
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Description : Interview with former Corona Police Chief Joe Greer. Greer discusses the history of the Corona Police Department, the formation of the Aero Squadron, what lead him to law enforcement, and the development of department's first training program for officers. Call Number : C-075 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor...
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Note : Tape 1 interview cuts off at the end of both sides.  Description : Frances Hoeger relates her family's history and also the history of several other Corona families including the Henneuse family, the Jameson family, and Marion Featherstone. She also talks about the First Baptist Church, Corona in the 1930's, the trolley system, and the staff at the Corona Senior High School. Call Number : C-068; , C-069 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright...
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Note : Part 1 audio stops at 00:00:27  and resumes at 00:00:29. Description : Frank German talk's about his family in Corona and growing up in 1900's in Corona. Call Number : C-077 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of...
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by Elliott, John F.
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Note : Part 1 ends abruptly; Part 2 at 00:10:33 audio is low and flutters to the end. Description : Mr. Elliott's lecture on the Prado Basin. It covers early history, Spanish takeover between 1769-1821, local Indian population, beginning  of the ranchos in 1822, details on families who settled area. Originally presented with slides. Call Number : C-045 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may...
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Note : Part 1 and 2 interview cuts off at the end.   Description : Annual Corona Mayor's Prayer Breakfast. Keynote speaker Assistant Los Angeles Police Chief Bob Vernon. Corona Police Chief John Cleghorn is the Master of Ceremonies. Call Number : C-082 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity...
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by Mellor, Norman
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Description : Norman Mellor records the 5th Annual Sunnyslope Cemetery Walk. Students from Centennial High School portray early Corona residents and tell the story of the community. Call Number : C-139 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible...
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by Langenwalter, Paul E.
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Note : Part 1 ends abruptly. Description : Mr. Langenwalter lectures on the Prado Basin's history with an emphasis on the Prado Flood Control Basin. He also talks about human beginnings and life style here about 15,000 / 20,000 years ago, and evidence uncovered during recent archaeological investigations. Originally the lecture was presented with slides. Call Number : C-044 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition,...
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by Ritter, Helen; Verity, Roger; Faxon, Linda
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Note : Both parts cut off at the end; Part 2 speeds up at the end. Description : A History of the Corona citrus industry and crate labels. Helen Ritter introduces the program and Roger Verity. Mr. Verity discusses the groves, packing houses, Corona becoming the Lemon Capital of the World, and the end of the local citrus industry. Linda Faxon follows with a discussion on the development of citrus crate labels, labels specific to the Corona area, and the various packing houses. Her discussion is...
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Description :  Recording of Corona High School Class Reunion. Included in the reunion are classes 1917 - 1931. Call Number :  C-148; , C-149 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of education and research. Transmission or...
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by Ramirez, Augustine
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Description : The Ramirez family roots given in speech by Dr. Augustine Ramirez before League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC). Introduction discusses the importance of knowing  your family roots based on a speech by Alex Haley; talks about Ramirez family, starting with parents' life in Mexico on up through immigration to Corona in the mid 1920's. In 1977, Dr. Ramirez became the first Hispanic superintendent for the Corona-Norco Unified School District.  Call Number : C-006 Rights :...
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Note : Part 1 and 2 interview cuts off at the end. Description : Dr. Carol E. Jameson talks about her life. She discusses her roots, early life, teen years,  education, and her very exciting years as a doctor in India. Her residence was at 1114 E. Grand Boulevard. Call Number : C-048 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor...
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Note : Program Recorded at a Very Low Level; High Amount of Hiss on Tape; High Background Noise on Tape; Program cuts off at the end. Description : Letha Raney was a Corona teacher and later a school principal. Miss Raney came to Corona in 1897 from Oregon in a covered wagon. She discusses her early life in Corona, her education and the different schools. Call Number : C-020 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition,...
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Note : Tape 1 High Amount of Hiss on Tape; High Background Noise on Tape; High Amount of Buzz on Tape; Static on Tape;  Description : Tommy, Jack and Tom Sherman talk about their family. Call Number : C-053; , C-054 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This...
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Note : Part 1 and 2 audio is cut off at the end.  Description : Ms. Ramirez discusses her family, working the family farm, and leaving home and working as a housekeeper for the David Family. Later she started Corona's neighborhood center, Community Services Center, which provided assistance to low income families.  She discusses in detail the work she performed at the agency. Call Number : C-101 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17,...
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Note : Both parts are cut off at the end.  Description : Virgil Cunning discusses his childhood in Texas and moving to southern California in the 1920s. He also discusses his training to become a pharmacist, working at the Corona Drug Company, and later opening The Cunning Drug Store. During the interview Mr. Cunning discusses how the Great Depression affected Corona, CA. Call Number : C-059 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17,...
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Description : The interviews were collected as research for Stanley Reynolds' work on the Corona Commentaries book which he co-authored with Fred Eldridge. Anita Benedict talks about growing up in Corona, she briefly mentions attending Washington School, and segregation at the Plunge. Mrs. Benedict also discusses the work of the Red Cross and Ida Field during the Great Depression. She also mentions their shop Robinson and Benedict Store in Corona. Call Number : C-061a Rights : Copyright status...
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Note : High Amount of Hiss on Tape; High Background Noise on Tape (both tapes) Description : Henry Hoeger discusses Corona's citrus industry. Mr. Hoeger began his career in citrus as a picker, he then worked in pest control, farming operations, for the Corona Foothill Lemon Company. Eventually, in 1974, he served as president of Foothill. Call Number : C-056; , C-057 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its...
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Note : Part 1 and 2 audio cuts off at the end. Description : Mr. Munoz discusses is work with braceros at Foothill Ranch and the tension between the braceros and the local Mexican American men. Call Number : C-105 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is...
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Note : Tape 1/ Part 1 there is no audio 00:16:52-00:17:01; tape 2 side cuts off at the end. Description : Ms. Santos talks about her parents, Ramon and Ester Enriquez, and her father's work at Orange Heights Orange Association. She also talks about her memories of Washington School and the various businesses in Corona. Call Number : C-096; , C-097 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be...
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Note : Part 1 has a muffle sound that goes in and out to the end beginning at 00:31:00. Description : Interview with Emma Harris, Support Services Division Manager at the Corona Public Library, as part of the California Council for the Humanities grant project Corona Careers: Life Stories. Call Number : C-122 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase...
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Note : Part 1 ends abruptly. Description : Franklin Johnson talks about early days in Glen Ivy, located just south of Corona in Temescal Canyon. Franklin Johnson was born in 1907 and moved to Glen Ivy in 1913. Talks about the development of the area, Glen Ivy Resort, the days of snow in 1916 and how the resort was designed by Arthur Benton. Call Number : C-043 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its...
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Description : An interview with Doris and Lloyd DeWitt. The DeWitts speak briefly about their family history. He talks about the locations of various groves and ranches in Corona and about his work managing citrus groves in Corona. Mrs. DeWitt talks about raising children during the Great Depression and maternity hospital on 10th Street. Call Number : C-063b Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction...
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Description : Interview with Angie Ramirez. Ms. Ramirez talks about her family and childhood in Corona. She attended Washington School, Corona High School, and then worked at the Foothill Lemon Company. Call Number : C-143 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks....
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by Mellor, Norman
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Description : Doris Dyer portrays Sarah Royce who talks about her trek from Iowa westward to the Pacific Coast during the Gold Rush of 1849. Call Number : C-140 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of education and research....
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Description : Interview with Mary Conklin, Mary Conklin Gifts and Collectibles, as part of the California Council for the Humanities grant project Corona Careers: Life Stories Call Number : C-124 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for...
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Note : Distortion on Part 1 00:03:49 - 00:03:59; Part 2 00:30:42 - 00:30:43 distorted sound; Part 1 and 2 interview cuts off at the end. Description : Mr. Cortez discusses learning to play baseball at Foothill Ranch, playing on the ranch baseball team, and later playing for the all-Mexican American Corona Athletics Baseball Club while working as a picker. Mr. Cortez also talks about playing in the minor leagues for the Tucson Cowboys. Call Number : C-093; , C-094 Rights : Copyright status...
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by Sunkist
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Description:  The film is from Sunkist and was filmed in Corona documenting the work done at the Exchange Lemon Products plant. Additional Description:  Note on Original Leader: NBC Hollywood Kinescope Recording Source:  2 Reels of 2: Film: 16mm Call Number:  FILM.004 Digitized by the  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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Description : Mr.Cruz discusses his arrival in southern California in 1910 to work with his father in the citrus groves. During the interview he also talks about his schooling, ranch work, J. Cruz and Son Grocery Store, El Teatro Chapultepec, and citizenship efforts. Call Number : C-002; , C-003 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements,...
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Note : Tape 1 Part 1 and tape 2 side a ends abruptly. Description : Fred Eldridge, who once owned the Corona Daily Independent newspaper, discusses his family tree and growing up in Eastvale, a farming community to the north of Corona.  He tells a special story of how his grandfather sought the advice from an Illinois attorney named Abe Lincoln. Mr. Eldridge also discusses his military, political and business careers. He also discusses his college days and his courtship with his wife, Lucille...
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Note : Part 1 and 2 interview cuts off at the end.  Description : Lynn C. Lillibridge talks about his family, farm, Prado, and the airport. Mr. Lillibridge of 1010 W. Grand Boulevard. He specifically discusses family's roots, their farm northwest of Corona which had dairy cattle, alfalfa, tomatoes, and walnuts. Mr. Lillibridge also discusses leveling the land, Prado Dam construction, and the new airport in Corona. Call Number : C-047 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be...
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Note : Tape 1 Part 1 ends abruptly; Tape 2 side a ends abruptly;  Description : Harriet Huff Webster of 111 East Olive Street was born in Corona on 12/26/1908.  She discusses her family genealogy, early Corona, and her husband's job at the Corona Daily Independent newspaper. Mrs. Webster reads some information compiled by the late Janet W. Gould which provides some very important and informative points on early California and Corona history. She later reads a short history of R. B. Taylor...
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Description : Interview is with Emily Hastings about social services in Corona. Ms. Hastings discusses her 25 years with the Red Cross which started in 1917 with establishment of the Junior Red Cross in Corona. She talks about the establishment of Settlement House, its original location and its original mission. Ms. Hastings also discusses her work with Corona Community Hospital and creating their Social Services division. Call Number : C-072b Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be...
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Description : Leo Benedict talks about moving to Corona from Nebraska in 1924, meeting his wife in high school, and becoming a Planner with the City of Corona. He helped develop a Master Plan for the city, and was also involved in the city's acquisition of a local water company and the further development of that utility for the growing city. Call Number : C-061b Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its...
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Description : Harriet Huff Webster of Corona reads three historical letters of local interest. Mrs. Webster reads a letter from her grandmother dated 4/29/1942, telling how Dr. and Mrs. Huff settled in Corona; other letters from Mrs. Maude Unger (teacher), and R. B. Taylor (town founder) to Frank Rolfe (Temescal Historian). Call Number : C-031 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be...
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Note : Part 1 and 2 ends in mid-conversation.  Description : Miss Peeler arrived in Corona in 1909. Talks about road races, schools, businesses, father's Studebaker dealership. Miss Peeler worked as a nurse in Panama 1937-1949, retired, living in Riverside. Call Number : C-035 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions,...
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Note : Break in content between parts. Description : Mr. Hercklerath's family arrived began homesteading in Temescal Canyon in 1884. He talks about working for Foothill Lemon, the foremen, work crews, the machine shop, irrigation, school, and the various techniques used to prevent frost damage to the fruit. Call Number : C-103 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of...
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Corona Public Library
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Note : Muffle sound starting at 00:31:35 to the end.  Description : Interview with Amora Johnson, Paralegal, as part of the California Council for the Humanities grant project, Corona Careers: Life stories. Call Number : C-115 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and...
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Corona Public Library
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Description:  The film was created at a Riverside County apiary, documenting how the business was managed and the way honey was harvested. Source:  1 Reel of 1: Film: 16 mm Call Number:  FILM.003 Digitized by the  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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Note : High Background Noise on Tape; High Amount of Hiss on Tape Description : Tom Mosqueda talks about his early life, including the early road races, Lincoln School, teachers, his father's lot at 44 E. Grand Boulevard, and living in a tent. Mr. Mosqueda worked with his father bringing fertilizer from farms to orange groves in Corona. Call Number : C-049 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction...
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Corona Public Library
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Note : High Amount of Hiss on Tape; High Background Noise on Tape; Program Distorted at Times; Program Recorded at a Very High Level Description : Old Timers' Picnic at Victoria Park talking to current and past residents about old Corona. Call Number : C-074 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity...
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Corona Public Library
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Description : Mr. Grant discusses the history of the Corona airport, flight in southern California since 1948, and his family history. Call Number:  C-078 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of education and research....
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Note : Part 1 and 2 audio is cut off at the end.  Description : Interview with Jerry Price who talks about Corona history. Also talks about Corona citrus and his involvement in 1929. Call Number : C-099 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is...
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Description : Interview with Robert Snedecor and Alys Tuthill about the Corona Home Telephone and Telegraph Company where Ms. Tuthill worked. Call Number : C-080b Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of education and research....
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Corona Public Library
by Cole, G. Manley
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Description:  The home movie was made by G. Manley Cole, a chemical engineer at the Exchange Lemon Products Company in Corona, CA. This film includes footage of the 1944 wedding of Lee and Alice Cole, the family's horses, and Manley and Carlyle's  (sons of G. Manley and Sadie Cole) return to the US after military service. Source:  1 Reel of 1: Film: 8mm Call Number:  FILM.0012 Digitized by the  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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Description : Tom Lipari, owner of Corona Raceway. He talks about racing, bringing the sport back to Corona, and how long he's owned the Corona Raceway. Call Number : C-073 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of education and...
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Note : Audio cuts off on both parts at the end.  Description : Mary Kroonen Savage was born in Corona on February 24, 1905 to Leo Kroonen and Mary Walkinshaw Kroonen. Savage's parents moved to Corona in 1891, where her father Leo helped to build many of Corona's residential and civic buildings. Mrs. Savage talks of her childhood and early days in Corona. Call Number : C-055 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition,...
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Note : Part 1 and 2 break in content at the end.  Description : Ms. Rodriguez discusses leaving school to begin working at Foothill packinghouse, participating in citrus packing contests at the National Orange Show, segregation, the Cinco de Mayo fiesta, and the Los Amigos Club. Call Number : C-092 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements,...
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Note : Program Recorded at a Very Low Level; High Amount of Hiss on Tape; High Background Noise on Tape; Program cuts off at the end. Description : Mr. Crabtree discusses his family history, Corona from 1900 until World War I, his life after the war, and the impact of the 91 Freeway on Corona. Call Number : C-079 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or...
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Note :  Part 1 and 2 audio is cut off at the end; at 00:16:58 interview cuts off and resumes at 00:17:11 on Part 2. Description : Mr. Zilioli discusses his and his family's work in the local packinghouses. He also talks about the Italian American community in Corona and their role in the citrus industry. Mr. Zilioli briefly talks about his bakery and his time managing the Corona Debs, a women's softball team. Call Number : C-102 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by...
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Description : Interview with R.A. Dick Newton Automobiles and Auto Dealer in Corona. Call Number : C-136 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of education and research. Transmission or reproduction of works protected by...
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Description : Recording of Corona High School Class Reunion. Included in the reunion are classes 1902 - 1929. Call Number : C-145 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of education and research. Transmission or reproduction of...
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Corona Public Library
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Description:  This home movie was made by G. Manley Cole a chemical engineer at the Exchange Lemon Products Company in Corona, CA. This film was shot in Corona showing city streets, homes, and daily life in a southern California town. Source:  1 Reel of 1: Film: 8mm Call Number:  FILM.0015 Digitized by the  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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Note : Both parts end abruptly. Break in part 2 from 00:00:34 to 00:00:58.   Description : Mr. Willits was the president of Corona Foothill Lemon Company. He discusses wages, working conditions, and the culture at Foothill. Call Number : C-088 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights,...
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Corona Public Library
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Description : Interview with Mr. and Mrs. Rudy Styner who talk about arriving in Corona during the Great Depression, his work with the Southern California Gas Company, his dairy businesses (Sanitary Dairy and later, Grandview Creamery), and the Pacific Electric. Call Number : C-070b Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor...
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Corona Public Library
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Note : Both parts end abruptly. Description : Mrs. Thompson, the only child of O. R. Fuller, discusses living at Fuller Rancho (Eastvale), the Hollywood stars that stayed there and her love for horses.  She tells how her father made two fortunes, one being his Cord and Auburn dealership in Los Angeles. Call Number : C-034 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift...
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Corona Public Library
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Description : Interview with Tommy Woo, Hong Kong Restaurant, as part of the California Council for the Humanities rant project Corona Careers: Life Stories. Call Number: C-118 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of education...
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